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PhD in History



Welcome to the Faculty of History pages on the PhD at the University of Cambridge! We are delighted that you are considering applying and hope that these pages help you understand what is on offer.


You may find it helpful to read the PhD Handbook for current students, which can be found here:


You can also look at the course prospectus on the Graduate Admissions website, which includes information about how to apply:


Please also see the FAQs section of the Graduate Admissions website; we're sure you'll find it helpful!


"I gained maturity, developed intellectually, learned research independence, gained research self-confidence, learned a great deal of history, met excellent intellectual figures, developed writing skills, improved career prospects"